According to Wasagu, before you arrive at a curriculum, you must first establish your goal, aim and objectives. Curriculum itself is just a structure, it comes alive as an activity when it is developed (by Dr Quadri, during lecture).
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It is the introduction of liberal and specific new skills, new knowledge, new social ideas, new practices or methods, new instructional materials, etc, into the school curriculum in order to make it more responsive to the varying needs, interests and aspirations of the learners and the society.
This is the final stage in curriculum implementation. A lesson plan is the final major stage of preparation before a teacher is ready to go into the classroom for actual active teaching. This is the stage when the scheme of work or unit of instruction is interpreted for periods of thirty or forty minutes.
It is the guideline by which the teacher teaches his lesson.
When lesson plan is transcribed into a note book, it becomes a lesson note. It is regarded as a guide to the teacher in executing the plan of teaching the students.
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The problems of what to teach, how to teach it, the environment to teach it and those to teach are very central to education. These give rise to curriculum development. Curriculum development basically attempts to define the nature of the learner’s day-to-day life in the school. (Beane, Toebfer & Alessi, 1986). It is the process of implementing the theoretical plan to attain educational ends.
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Domains of knowledge by Benjamin Bloom
(i) The Cognitive Domain – This refers to the acquisition and use of knowledge. The levels within this domain include:
a) Knowledge (memory of ideas or facts).
b) Comprehension (understanding of information)
c) Application (applying knowledge to problem situation)
d) Analysis (identification of parts and their relationship).
e) Synthesis (combining parts to form a whole).
f) Evaluation (developing judgments about values)
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It has been seen by some as all the learning experiences that the learner acquired under the guidance of schools directed towards acquiring some skills or competences .
It is the total spectrums of contents, resources, materials and methods of teaching through which the purposes of education are achieved (Wasagu, 2000).
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